Upland rice soils
>20 (Seiler et al. 1984) 20-60 (Reeburg et al. 1994)
Table 16.3 Methane budget estimates from Indian rice paddy fields under Methane Asia Campaign 1998 (co-ordinated by NPL, New Delhi)
Harvested area (Mha)
Indian Seasonal Ilntegrated flux
Total emission (TgYr-1) 'Using IPCC-96 Default Esif
Total Methane Emission
Continuously flooded Intermittently Single flooded aeration
Water depth 50-100 cm Water depth 50-100 cm
Estimates using Indian CH4
Estimates data upto 1999 ' Estimates using IPCC-96 Default Methane Esif
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